ATLANTA – (02.11.21) – Pond, a world-wide industry leader in engineering, architecture, planning, and construction management, has been named the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers’ (GSPE) 2021 Employer of the Year for the fourth time in five years.
A Georgia-grown company, Pond started as a homebased-business in 1965. Today, the firm has become a thriving 550+ person firm with over 22 offices across the world. The overarching vision of enriching communities through innovative project solutions has guided Pond every step of the way.
Cultivating and maintaining an environment where engineers can build rewarding careers has always been a core tenet of Pond’s employee philosophy. As the company expands and reaches into new markets, Pond’s unwavering commitment to professional growth, serving clients, and growing the community remains.
“This honor is a true testament to the hard work of our employees, who utilize their vast talent to tirelessly serve our clients every single day,” said Erik Grandowski, CPSM, VP of Marketing & Communications. “Our educational programs and resources are assets we are extremely proud of for their ability to hone the skills of our workforce and strengthen the synergy across the company.
Pond’s culture of professional growth is showcases through programs such as internal mentorship, leadership forums, and Pond University. External education growth opportunities are also fostered through accreditation licensure support and encouraging company-wide industry involvement. The firm also actively participates in Professional Associations such as ACEC Georgia’s Future Leaders Program and Society of American Military Engineers to name a few.
Pond is ranked as #78 on Engineering News Records (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms and a Top 20 “Best Firms to Work For” by the Zweig Group. Pond is a technology-driven full-service engineering, architecture, planning, and construction firm providing design solutions to defense, government, corporate and private clients worldwide. With locations throughout the U.S. and overseas, Pond is one of the fastest growing A/E/C firms in the country.